quaking in your boots
This page is about the idiom quaking in your boots
If you're quaking in your boots, you are very frightened.
- This big, ugly dog was growling at me and baring its teeth. I was quaking in my boots, I can tell you!
- Our sergeant was a scary guy. He could make a new army recruit quake in his boots just by looking at him.
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Contributor: Matt Errey